Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook is a writer/reporter based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about things teens like. She snaps innocent selfies and vines nudes. She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

She is now a writer at TechCrunch.

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  • Take A Peek At China’s Version Of The Motorola Droid RAZR

    Take A Peek At China’s Version Of The Motorola Droid RAZR

    The Droid RAZR has certainly been the talk of the the town lately, with its 7.1mm waist line, 1.2GHz dual-core processor and uniquely beautiful design. According to the leaks, the RAZR should be gracing shelves by November 10 both here in the States and in the UK. But what about China? Read More

  • BBM Music App Goes Live In BlackBerry App World

    BBM Music App Goes Live In BlackBerry App World

    Alright BlackBerry fans, the time has come for you to experience BBM Music. If you haven’t heard of it yet, it’s a somewhat inexplicable music subscription service that integrates BBM. As of yet, the app has only been available to beta zone members, but today the app went live in the BlackBerry App World for all to enjoy. And by all, I mean users in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Read More

  • Nokia Strikes Supplier Deal With ST-Ericsson For Windows-Powered Handsets

    Nokia Strikes Supplier Deal With ST-Ericsson For Windows-Powered Handsets

    It’s a big day over at ST-Ericsson. The chip maker, which has yet to turn a quarterly profit, just scored a major deal with Nokia to power its Windows Phone handsets. This deal effectively ends the monopoly Qualcomm has had over Windows-powered devices, and should also allow Nokia to sell lower-priced smartphones in new territories, reports Reuters. Read More

  • Verizon Doc Points To November 10 Launch For The Droid RAZR

    Verizon Doc Points To November 10 Launch For The Droid RAZR

    Remember that one time Motorola and Verizon announced the new Droid RAZR, but failed to offer up any in-store availability dates? A date as vague as “November” can only tide over the masses for so long, which may be why Verizon “passed along” this internal document (full-size below) to Droid-Life, which details in-store availability across “all channels”… Read More

  • AT&T Announces Availability And Pricing For New BlackBerry Line-Up

    AT&T Announces Availability And Pricing For New BlackBerry Line-Up

    Despite RIM’s successive screw-ups (including a massive server outage that left thousands of customers without BBM or internet service… twice), there are still some hardcore BlackBerry fans out there. If you’re one of them, feel free to breathe a sigh of relief because the only news I bring you today is the announcement of three new BlackBerry models for AT&T: the… Read More

  • Samsung Asks Apple To Hand Over iPhone 4S Source Code

    Samsung Asks Apple To Hand Over iPhone 4S Source Code

    If Apple was a melody and Samsung was a beat, their legal battle would be the song that never ends. It’s been more than six months, spanned more than half the continents, and is still in its formative stages. Final decisions have yet to be made in almost all of the cases, and in predictable fashion, the duo are igniting new battles at what feels like a daily rate. This time, Samsung… Read More

  • Seagate Streamlines Hard Drive Offerings With 1TB Per Disk Technology

    Seagate Streamlines Hard Drive Offerings With 1TB Per Disk Technology

    Just a couple months after selling its 1 millionth hybrid hard drive, Seagate has some fresh news to announce, including the death of its Barracuda green drive and the announcement of its new enhanced Seagate desktop drives. The Barracuda, Seagate’s flagship, has been revamped to offer performance of 7200 RPM for every capacity — from 250GB up to 3TB. Read More

  • iPhone 4S Battery Life Bugs Got You Down? Try This

    iPhone 4S Battery Life Bugs Got You Down? Try This

    It hits you when you least expect it. It slips away under a mask of dormant inactivity. And it can ruin your entire day. It’s your iPhone 4S battery life, and it sucks. It’s been 17 days since the iPhone 4S was released — 19 since iOS 5 — and just like the madness that was Antennagate, complaints are churning out left and right. As Erick so clearly pointed out, the… Read More

  • Kinect SDK Launches In Early 2012 (We Peer At Past Hacks)

    Fresh on the heels of its envisioned future video, Microsoft has posted an inspiring portrayal of the Kinect to YouTube. The video outlines the somewhat unexpected uses of Kinect in its one-year history, including educational and medical applications, which is likely meant to boost awareness ahead of the commercial launch of the Kinect SDK. Developers have been hacking Kinect and creating… Read More

  • Amtrak Adds WiFi To 12 New East Coast Routes, California’s Up Next

    Amtrak Adds WiFi To 12 New East Coast Routes, California’s Up Next

    Attention workaholics: your business trip a la rail was just made that much more efficient, if you’re using Amtrak, of course. The nation’s intercity railway has just added Wi-Fi service to 12 new East Coast routes, bringing the interwebs to almost 60 percent of all Amtrak passengers. Read More

  • HTC Reports Record Q3 Numbers With 13.2 Million Handsets Shipped

    HTC Reports Record Q3 Numbers With 13.2 Million Handsets Shipped

    While Samsung’s somewhat disputed earnings report has left it on top for the third quarter this year, HTC has also announced record numbers in its Q3 earnings report. Read More

  • Judge: No Stickers Or Posters About Health Risks In San Fran Cell Phone Shops

    Judge: No Stickers Or Posters About Health Risks In San Fran Cell Phone Shops

    While the debate is still ablaze over whether cell phones actually cause damage to the brain and/or body, San Francisco recently lost patience and went ahead passing legislation requiring cell phone shops to display posters that warn customers of the potential risks their beloved cell phones may impose. Along with the posters, retailers would also be required to put warning stickers on… Read More

  • The iPhone 4S Has Been Jailbroken

    The iPhone 4S Has Been Jailbroken

    Listen up, fanboys, because this is one you won’t want to miss. The iPhone 4S has been officially jailbroken. iClarified reports that the iPhone Dev-Team found a way to get Cydia running on both the iPhone 4S and the iPad 2, though the jailbreak is “VERY preliminary.” There are still big pieces missing and plenty of work left to do, so unfortunately the jailbreak won’t… Read More

  • The King Has Fallen: Samsung Dethrones Apple As Smartphone Leader

    The King Has Fallen: Samsung Dethrones Apple As Smartphone Leader

    Before the Samsung Galaxy Nexus even goes on sale, Samsung has managed to take the lead against Apple to become the largest mobile phone maker by revenue in the third quarter of 2011. Nokia still holds the crown for mobile phone sales by volume, while Apple has dropped behind both to take the number three spot in terms of revenue. Read More

  • Microsoft Patents Manipulation Of 3D Virtual Objects, Throwing Gestures

    Microsoft Patents Manipulation Of 3D Virtual Objects, Throwing Gestures

    Another batch of Microsoft patent applications have trickled into public view, and these ones may be even cooler than the last bunch. They describe “flinging gestures,” interaction with 3D virtual objects, and even throw it back a bit to describe a new email view format. Let’s take a look, shall we? Read More

  • Sprint CEO: iPhone Data Efficiency Is The Key To Continued Unlimited Data

    Sprint CEO: iPhone Data Efficiency Is The Key To Continued Unlimited Data

    No one is more excited about the iPhone’s availability at Sprint than CEO Dan Hesse. And it’s no surprise either, seeing that the carrier is investing at least $15.5 billion over the next four years just to offer the device to customers. That said, Hesse has been tooting the iPhone horn as much as possible, taking special note of its efficient use of data. He even went so far as… Read More

  • Microsoft’s Vision Of The Future Includes Touch-Sensitive Everything (And Beautiful People Only)

    Microsoft’s Vision Of The Future Includes Touch-Sensitive Everything (And Beautiful People Only)

    No one knows what the future will look like, but it’s always fun to guess, right? Microsoft has an entire position dedicated to the task, titled “Director of Envisioning,” which is held by David Jones. In an interview with GeekWire, he claimed that the future holds “an expanded definition of productivity where it’s not just about getting things done. It’s… Read More

  • Motorola Droid RAZR Goes Up For Pre-Order At Verizon

    Motorola Droid RAZR Goes Up For Pre-Order At Verizon

    This morning the Droid RAZR — the world’s thinnest smartphone according to Motorola — is now available for pre-order from Verizon. The phone is still listed as available on Verizon’s website, but it’ll surely go fast. So if this is what you’ve been waiting for then we recommend moving fast. Read More

  • Canon Officially Unveils The Pixma Pro-1 Photo Printer

    Canon Officially Unveils The Pixma Pro-1 Photo Printer

    At a media even in the Big Apple, Canon today announced its latest flagship photo printer, the Pixma Pro-1. According to Canon, the Pixma Pro-1 is the world’s first A3+ printer to boast 12 separate inks. Along with Photo and Matte black inks, there are three grey inks — dark grey, grey, and light grey — and six color inks, including Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo… Read More

  • Crazy Nokia Kinetic Concept Does The Twist

    Crazy Nokia Kinetic Concept Does The Twist

    What. The. Bleep. Not to say that Nokia’s new smartphones aren’t interesting, but this crazy flexible smartphone-like device CNET spotted over at Nokia World has to be the coolest thing to grace the showroom floors. Unfortunately, CNET reports that its strictly in the prototype phase, and may never become an actual product that’s for sale. Read More